CytexOrtho shares the ‘secret sauce’ for its absorbable hip implants

CytexOrtho uses a three-dimensional weaving process to make its ReNew Hip implants. Shown here is a close-up of the woven textiles. [Image courtesy of CytexOrtho]

CytexOrtho is developing absorbable orthopedic implants with a unique manufacturing method to help a rapidly growing patient population.

The ReNew Hip implant developer won the inaugural OrthoPitch tech innovation competition at AAOS 2024, beating out more than 40 other nominees.

CytexOrtho co-founder and CEO Brad Estes said the startup has filed its FDA investigational device exemption (IDE) for a phase one clinical trial in the U.S., he told Medical Design & Outsourcing after his recent DeviceTalks Weekly interview. The company plans to seek FDA premarket approval (PMA) after a larger phase two pivotal trial.

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